Or. Admin. R. 461-115-0071 - Who Must Sign the Application and Complete the Application Process

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) In the ERDC and TANF programs, the following individuals must sign the application and complete the application process:
(a) In the ERDC program, a caretaker (see OAR 461-001-0000).
(b) In the TANF program, at least one caretaker relative (see OAR 461-001-0000).
(2) In the EA program:
(a) A caretaker relative must sign the application and complete the application process for a child (see OAR 461-001-0000). If the child is not living with a caretaker relative, another adult may act on behalf of the child.
(b) If the caretaker relative lives with a spouse (see OAR 461-001-0000), both must sign the application.
(c) A dependent child 18 years of age who applies must sign the application and complete the application process.
(3) In the GA, OSIP, OSIPM, and QMB programs,
(a) At least one of the following individuals must sign the application and complete the application process:
(A) A member of the filing group (see OAR 461-110-0310).
(B) For individuals applying for long-term care (see OAR 461-001-0000) services, the individual's community spouse (see OAR 461-001-0030) who lives with the individual or who was living with the individual immediately prior to the continuous period of care (see OAR 461-001-0030).
(C) The authorized representative (see OAR 461-115-0090).
(D) If a signature cannot be obtained under paragraphs (A) through (C) of this subsection, anyone 18 years of age or older acting responsibly on behalf of a child under age 18 or an individual who is incapacitated.
(b) If the applicant dies prior to the determination of eligibility for OSIPM, the application may be processed if the Department receives the information required to determine eligibility under OAR 461-115-0190(1).
(4) In the REF and REFM programs, at least one adult (see OAR 461-110-0430) member of the filing group (see OAR 461-110-0430) must sign the application.
(5) In the SNAP program, at least one of the following individuals must sign the application and complete the application process:
(a) An adult (see OAR 461-110-0370) or primary person (see OAR 461-001-0015) in the filing group (see OAR 461-110-0370).
(b) An adult or primary person excluded from the filing group under OAR 461-110-0370(8)(b).
(c) The authorized representative (see OAR 461-001-0000, 461-115-0090, and 461-135-0510) of the filing group.
(6) An individual required to sign the application but unable to sign may sign with a mark, witnessed by an employee of the:
(a) Branch office (see OAR 461-001-0000); or
(b) Public institution (see OAR 461-135-0950), when the individual applying is a resident of a public institution (see OAR 461-135-0950) and is applying for benefits under the OSIPM program.


Or. Admin. R. 461-115-0071
SSP 4-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-05; SSP 14-2005, f. 9-30-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05; SSP 6-2006, f. 3-31-06, cert. ef. 4-1-06; SSP 38-2009, f. 12-31-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; SSP 23-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-15-10 thru 1-11-11; SSP 41-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; SSP 25-2011, f. 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11; SSP 30-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-13 thru 3-30-14; SSP 38-2013, f. 12-31-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; SSP 19-2014(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-16-14 thru 1-12-15; SSP 4-2015, f. & cert. ef. 1/1/2015; SSP 24-2015, f. 9-29-15, cert. ef. 10/1/2015; SSP 25-2016(Temp), f. 6-30-16, cert. ef. 7-1-16 thru 12-27-16; SSP 31-2016, f. & cert. ef. 9/1/2016; SSP 23-2019, amend filed 10/21/2019, effective 10/22/2019; SSP 12-2020, temporary amend filed 05/15/2020, effective 5/15/2020 through 11/09/2020; SSP 33-2020, amend filed 09/21/2020, effective 10/1/2020; SSP 33-2021, amend filed 06/22/2021, effective 7/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.404, 411.816 & 412.049

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.070, 411.081, 411.087, 411.400, 411.404, 411.816, 412.049 & 42 CFR 435.907

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